The <category> element represents any category by which a topic might be classified for retrieval or navigation. For example, the categories could be used to group topics in a generated navigation bar. Topics can belong to multiple categories.

Such classifications are likely to come from an enumerated or hierarchical set.

This element is equivalent to both the <Coverage> element and the <Subject> element in Dublin Core.

Content models

See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.


- topic/category


   <category>Things that are blue</category>


The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group.

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